Monthly Archives: October 2010

Four Thrifty Tips For Hopeless Procrastinators

(two recent trashfinds – cool record album art!) MY PROCRASTINATION USED TO COST ME $1,600 A YEAR. I’m a pretty frugal person.  I don’t make much money (by choice), but I have an abundance of time, great benefits, and by … Continue reading

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Cultivator Of Controversy We Never Discuss

       I LOVE selling items I found in the trash for a few reasons.  Getting a little extra cash is actually one of the least reasons I do it.   I love that I rescue something from utter destruction, keep … Continue reading

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My Car Keys Are In Your Trash Picking Cart

     (1-box of kids trinkets; 2-broken things for mosaics; 3-a few random finds) We had a great day trash picking the flea market this past Sunday – the pics are just a small sample of our finds (the REALLY … Continue reading

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Refusing To Buy What Will Be Found For Free (…eventually).

I’ve had a washing machine issue going on for at least a month (ok, closing in on two).  Fortunately, the issue is one I’m willing to work around until I locate a nice, free one.  If push comes to shove, there … Continue reading

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